3 Ways Your Landscaping Damages Your Asphalt

Your landscape benefits your workplace in a multitude of ways, from lowering cooling costs to improving employee satisfaction. In fact, researchers have found that beautiful landscaping increases foot traffic and tourism. Guests and travelers are willing to travel further, pay more, and shop longer in buildings with aesthetically pleasing lawns and gardens. If you don’t […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Paving Professional

Hiring a paving contractor might not seem like a necessary expense when installing or repairing a parking lot. You may think you’ll save heaps of money by doing it all yourself. How hard could it be? You’ve watched dozens of YouTube videos and are pretty confident in your abilities. But even if you are the world’s best […]

Everything You Need to Know About Parking Lot Safety

When you pull into a parking lot, you probably don’t consider any of its potential hazards. The truth is that parking lots are quite dangerous as they are designed mainly for vehicles instead of pedestrians. According to a recent report released by the National Safety Council’s Journal of Safety Research, over 2,000 people died on […]

Parking Lot Traffic Flow

We’ve all been in congested parking lots that are burdened by too little space and too many vehicles. Don’t let this happen to your business! A properly organized parking lot can greatly enhance traffic fluidity. Our parking lot experts here at ACPLM know all about parking lot safety systems that help vehicles and pedestrians move […]

What is the process of making an Asphalt Road

The Steps to Create an Asphalt Road Building an asphalt road is a multi-step process that begins with an initial assessment. Numerous factors must be studied including the projected mix of traffic, right of way and expected loading. The next step is the preparation of soil. In some instances, the soil must be altered, compacted […]

Advantages of Full Depth Reclamation

Full-Depth Pavement Reclamation Have you ever thought about the punishment that parking lots and private roadways take? Vehicles traverse these surfaces throughout the day. Eventually, this stress compromises the pavement's integrity to the point that the damage makes movement a challenge or even hazardous. If your pavement ever reaches this stage, it's time to replace [...]

Should Paving Crews Pave In The Rain?

  An Explanation of Why Paving Crews do not Pave in the Rain Paving is best done with clear skies and plenty of sunshine. When the weather turns sour, construction projects become increasingly challenging. Though a light sprinkle won’t pose any sort of meaningful threat, moderate rainfall usually forces paving projects to be postponed until […]

Benefits of Sealcoating

The Many Advantages of Sealcoating Asphalt Surfaces Like all types of construction materials, asphalt pavements last for what is known as their “service life”. This lifespan can be easily lengthened with regular maintenance. Keep your asphalt pavement safe from harm that can be caused by chemicals, salts and harsh weather through periodic preventive action and […]

Green Paving Practices

Sustainable Asphalt for Today and Tomorrow Did you know that asphalt is the United States’ most recycled and reused material? Recycling asphalt helps us conserve our planet’s natural resources. It also decreases our reliance on the continuous acquisition of raw materials. Recycling asphalt even serves to decrease emissions as less vehicles are forced to sit […]

What is Asphalt

All About Asphalt Asphalt is a combination of binder, filler and all sorts of aggregates. In general, the typical asphalt pavement is the road structure atop the formation level that includes both bituminous-bound and unbound particles. This characteristic allows the pavement to distribute traffic loads before reaching the formation level. It is used to build […]

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